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Buyer - Womenswear

Job Title: Buyer - Womenswear
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: North West
Salary: £30 - £35K Per Annum + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q88422
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 19, 2012 12:47

Job Description

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Womenswear Buyer, working for a leading fashion retailer based in the North West. Working within the Buying team, it is vital that you are hands-on and not afraid to get involved within all areas of the Buying process. Communication with both the Design and Merchandising teams is essential due to the fast paced environment and turnover of the business. Travel and sourcing will also play major parts within the role - allowing you to gain extensive Far East experience, where you will meet and negotiate with suppliers. To be successful, you should: * Be commercially aware of the current market and be able to share your knowledge confidently with others * Have experience of managing a small team, or be ready to take on this responsibility * Have a good understanding of the principles of Buying, Merchandising and other relevant Head Office departments in order to communicate effectively with all colleagues and meet set deadlines * Have Far East experience as this role will involve regular travel in which you must be able to meet and negotiate with suppliers confidently * Be an established Womenswear Buyer or an experienced Junior Buyer with direct ownership for your own ranges, across a high volume category This is the perfect opportunity if you're an ambitious individual looking to work in a dynamic and fast paced fashion environment.